Grocery shopping can be overwhelming, but there is a tactile shopping glove that can streamline the process for you.
Created by the Helsinki and Max Plank Institute for Informatics, a prototype glove was created to help customers find their required products faster. Much like the hot and cold games some played when they were children, the glove's vibration becomes stronger as you get hotter, or closer, to the item you are looking for. Produced with off-the-shelf items as well as Kinect sensors, the tactile shopping glove "provides a very intuitive experience" and makes it seem as if the subject is being pulled towards the desired objects.
Aside from grocery shopping, this guiding glove could also be used for other daily situations like those in parking garages and libraries.
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